Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies
Atlanta Technical College

Program Details

The online AAS in Paralegal Studies degree program from Atlanta Technical College prepares students to assist attorneys in the delivery of affordable and quality legal services to clients. The curriculum provides core general education courses as well as legal specialty courses in civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, family law, bankruptcy, real estate, and contracts. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Utilize appropriate legal terminology in written and oral communication
  • Produce legal documents
  • Apply legal concepts to factual situations
  • Conduct legal research
  • Compose a legal argument

Requirements

  • 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent OR 30 – 45 semester hours of college with a 2.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Satisfactory SAT/ACT/ASSET or COMPASS test scores OR a grade of C in a college-level English and math course (100 level or higher)

Special Accreditation

American Bar Association (ABA)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges